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How To Land A Bartending Job With No Experience

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I have yet to meet a busser who didn't want to bartend... I have 
yet to speak with a busser who is satisfied with their job, every 
one of them wants to move into bartending!

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How To Land A Bartending Job With No Experience
Copyright © 2006 Jeremy B. Sherk
Make Money Bartending

I have yet to meet a busser who didn't want to bartend... I have 
yet to speak with a busser who is satisfied with their job, every 
one of them wants to move into bartending!

That's why they're doing what they're doing. I mean, who wants to 
break their back lifting kegs? Who wants to weasel and nudge 
their way through a packed nightclub with a bin full of glasses 
night after night while the bartender takes home all the cash 

Why would someone want to subject themselves to that sort of pain 
without a greater purpose?

The Brilliant Strategy

It's much easier to get a job as a busser than it is as a 
bartender, this is obvious. A busser's job is an entry level 
position where a bartender's job is generally not.

Something to remember is, there are a lot of bars out there that 
only hire bussers, while recruiting all bartenders within.

With that said, if you're wanting to bartend it's not a bad idea 
to look at those kinds of places for work. Getting a job as 
busser, with the intention and ambition to work your way up to 
bartending is an excellent strategy.

The Absurd Strategy

Realize that getting hired as a busser is the easy part, as I'm 
sure you know. The hard part comes when trying to make the next 
step to bartending.

I know some bartenders out there that bussed for years before 
stepping behind the wood. That, my friend, is not a brilliant 
strategy at all, that is absurd!

You know what else is absurd? Spending months and months handing 
out resumes with no results. While my intention is not to 
discourage you from doing that, in fact, if you're looking for a 
job and have not given up, congratulations! All I'm saying is, 
why not continue doing that, while increasing your chances of 
getting a bartending job by working as a busser on the side?

The Benefit

I'm not saying in this lesson to get a job as a busser and then 
passively settle for that position, without any ambition of 
becoming a bartender. I want you to go in with the full intention 
that you'll be behind that bar!

A benefit of this strategy is that you can eliminate all those 
bars you apply for out of desperation, those bars you really 
don't want to work at, but would anyway just to get the 

Since getting a job as a busser is much easier, go for the top 
spots only! Again, you can continue applying wherever you like, 
but being inside the hottest bar in town, just inches away from 
being a bartender should be your main objective.

Don't you want to land your dream job as fast as possible? Why 
settle for less?

Always keep your eyes and ears open for other job offers as well. 
If the place you're bussing at is not giving you an opportunity 
to move up, look elsewhere while you keep your current job. Being 
in the industry as a busser increases your likelihood of becoming 
a bartender much more than being jobless or not in the industry 
at all.

Be Willing

You must be ready and willing to bust your hump, you must be 
willing to prove you can handle the intense pressure of keeping 
the whole bar clean while supporting the bartender's needs as 
well, all while keeping a positive attitude.

Why? Because while a bartender's job is quite physical, it's not 
as physically enduring as a busser's job.

A bartender's job is more mentally enduring. If you buckle and 
collapse under the pressure of bussing, the bar manager will 
never consider moving you behind the bar. You need to show them 
that you're at your best during the heat of the night and that 
you're able to handle the pressure and stress with calmness and 
character, without getting overwhelmed and flustered.

Watch the movie 'Cocktail' and see Tom Cruise's first night 
behind the bar. That's exactly why a bar manager is reluctant to 
hire a rookie bartender off the street. Getting inside the top 
spots as a busser can be viewed as your opportunity to shine and 
prove to the bar manager you've got what it takes to concoct 
drinks at light speed while charismatically schmoozing customers.

"No" Is Not Personal

Once you're 'inside' and pushing for the opportunity bartend, 
please, do not take "no" from the manager personally! Realize the 
manager is busy and has got other things on their mind more 
important to them than your individual goals. If they have a 
perfect system in place, with you as the busser, they're not 
going to be quick at promoting you.

Keep asking, keep asking, keep asking, and you will be given a 
shot. Become a pest about it, make the manager say "yes" just to 
get you off their back. Make them think "I'll let him humiliate 
himself and that'll shut him up." Little does the manager know 
you've been scheming and planning and waiting for this 
opportunity. You'll jump behind the bar and make the manager 
wonder why he took so long to let you bartend.

Miracles Will Happen

This is when a miracle will happen for you too. A bartender may 
call in sick, and as a busser you'll be the only one there and 
ready to jump in. As a last resort, a bar manager would much 
rather have someone, anyone, behind the bar than no one at all.

I've seen this happen with my own eyes where I work. Most 
bartenders I know got their big break under circumstances like 

Although when you step up to the plate, it's up to you to 
perform. Your level of performance will depend on preparation, 
planning, and application of the bartending tips, secrets and 
strategies revealed to you in Bartending Secrets Exposed.

The Magic Question

Ask yourself this question,

"If I was given the opportunity to bartend tonight, what would I 
have to do? What would I have to prepare? What would I have to 

The answers you get, you must act on. The answers that pop up in 
your mind are signals, you need to take them seriously. Everyone 
will have different answers, because everyone is unique and is a 
different position.

I cannot stress this enough. Any answer you seek already lies 
within you. Questions like the one above help you tap into those 
answers. Acting on them will bring extraordinary success!

Keep An Open Mind

Now if you're anything like me, you may want to skip the busser 
part of the process completely. That's a typical response, and 
while becoming a bartender without bussing has certainly been 
done before and is definitely possible, don't count on it. Don't 
wait for the miracle job opportunity to fall out of the sky. 
That's not an opportunity at all, that's a fantasy.

Do something! Make an effort! Otherwise, you'll be waiting a 
long, long time.

Get your foot into the door of this industry. Swallow your pride 
if you have to, but believe me, it will pay off in a huge way!

Thomas Edison said it best...

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in 
overalls and looks like work."

By Jeremy B. Sherk

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